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absent. wiener present. yee present. the president you have a quorum. >> i would like to welcome our new supervisors. could you please join us in the pledge of allegiance. we pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america, and to the republic for which it stands. indivisible, one nation, under god, with liberty and justice for all. colleagues we have our number twentieth, december 4, december 11 minutes. those minutes are approved. madam clerk are there any communications? >> no communications. >> -- mr. mayor. >> good afternoon supervisors and of course members are constituents of san francisco welcome to our chambers. i want to congratulate the new supervisors as well and look forward to working with everybody four 2013. was good work. questions please. >> welcome mayor lee. i want to get some of your thoughts around healthcare cost overall. question today, rising healthcare costs accumulating with fiscal liabilities represent significant challenge. >> our obligations for providing quality and affordable health care for our city employees without jeopardizing the ci
>> supervisor wiener: aye >> supervisor yee: aye >> supervisor avalos: aye >> president: the resolutions adopted as amended and if we could go back to the balance of the consent agenda, items 2-11. same house, same call. resolutions are adopted, ordinances passed. can you call item 12. >> (from agenda) >> president: supervisor kim? >> supervisor kim: we are coming to near and on discussion around the supplemental appropriation and i wanted to take a moment to fact my cosponsors, supervisors campos, mar and avalos, and also supervisors cohen and chiu for your support. this is a long-standing conversation that i've engaged with -- since july of last year. large cuts that have happened to the school district. since 2007-08 school year the school district has lost 146 million. last year alone cost from the state were 77 million. despite increasing revenue in the city coffers were pulled prop h trigger, which caused 17.8 million dollars to the school district as well. supplemental came out of my office in terms of the discussion on how we can better support the school district in the state
to the following individuals: david campos eric mar john avaols myself mornam yee london breed. >> judge lee: good to be here. please come forward. would the supervisors being sworn in prer fer to stand? you all have to agree on. >> judge lee: would you all please raise your right hand? please state your name after "i". repeat after me. i do solemnly swear or affirm that i will support and defend the constitution of the united states. and the constitution of the state of california. against all enemies, foreign and domestic. that i will bear true faith and allegiance to the constitution of the united states. and the constitution of the state of california. that i take this obligation fully, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion. and that i will wield and faithfully discharge the duties upon which i am about to enter. and during this time as i hold the office of member of the board of supervisors, and member of the transportation authority of the city and county of san francisco, congratulations. (applause) >> we will now proceed for the nomination of the office of president.
on the roster. supervisor yee. >> i would like to be able to do this first order of business as a supervisor and nominate david chiu as the president for the new term. and do this with a lot of happiness to see that what we have seen in the city's movement of improvement of services and life for our residents in san francisco, that i want to see this continue with a strong leader that can and is willing to be able to work with everybody in this room. it is very important for me whoever the president is that he or she should reach out to all the other 10 members of the board of supervisors. and i feel very confident that david chiu,you are capable of doing this. that is my nomination. >> president: supervisor yee has nominated me for the office of president. any other nominations? supervisor kim. >> supervisor kim: thank you and good afternoon to the members of the public here today. today i would like to nominate malia cohen for the position of the presidency of the board of supervisors. as many of you know, it's been 13 years since we have been able to nominate a woman. malia and
of this body, the newest representative of district 7, supervisor norman yee. >> supervisor yee: thank you president chiu. i'm not taking the opportunity to congratulate my colleagues who won the election this time around. and also want to congratulate supervisor breed for your very hard-fought battle of the campaign. i also want to acknowledge that by the way - us lions will rule this chamber. both supervisor breed and myself are graduates of galileo. better be careful. i want to first introduce my family. i introduce a lot of people last night, over 600 people that showed up at my victory dinner. they said, can you please not do that today because i went on and on. it is important for me to always acknowledge my family. they are the heart and soul of why i exist and why want to do the things that i want to do. they keep me going. they keep me honest. they make sure you don't get too big of a head thinking that i'm so important or something. they have gone through three campaigns with me. this last one was for board of supervisors but i went through two citywide campaigns, runnin
are present 11 people here, tremendous significant community and cultural experience. my colleague norman yee, to london breed, working with families and cultural equity in our neighborhoods. i am proud to be serving with our two new members. my family is with me today, i am the happiest person maybe on this earth; i am beaming because my daughter jane mar has taken time to be away from her middle school to be hearing thank you to my mother for raising me and my twin brother gordon, and my three other siblings not only in sacramento where we grew up and also wherever we are. by the way gordon also has led the chinese regressive association for decades and now is the nature, community worker alliance. my sister candy and her husband ken is here; my girlfriend deborah low is here; i want to thank my sister and brother who are watching. thank you for my siblings to encourage healthy diet, especially exercise. i want to also say that my campaign most of you know, i had to do a little bit more work than my college did. avalos and chiu. i am proud of that hard work that i and my grassroots,
. i know that supervisor mar and supervisor yee ran hard races, but i have the best team. i am thankful to people i went to, public school, junior high, elementary, galileo high school. mr. wayne at galileo sent me a check, professors at usf, it was a humbling experience. there are so many people to thank. the last two people that i have to thank, first of all -- harris, the attorney general. she came out, stepped out there is reportedly and has been with me every step of the way. i want to thank you publicly, our great attorney general for the state of california and i want to thank the person who has demonstrated what it means to be courageous, to stand up for what is the right thing. amelia ashley ward, the publisher, she had my back and supported me and fought for me. i want to say for the bottom of my heart thank you for being there for me. it means a lot. now, our resident of district 5 have a supervisor that understands the district; understands the needs of the district; and is prepared for the challenges that we face not only as a district but as a city. i a
? >> sure. thank you, president yee, and absolutely unequivocal that we take student safety -- in particular the no. 8, the no. 3, and the no. 38. you see the no. 8 represents the number of latino students proficient before the current principal took over at mlk. 8% were proficient in english language, and math. 3% or proficient in terms of african-american students before this principal took over. 3%. and if that is not enough, let's talk about 17 and 33. 33% of the latino students being proficient in language arts and 17% proficient in math. how can we as adults in this community who have our high school diplomas and some cases have your bachelors degrees and master degrees and doctorates who have shown proficiency and gone to college, sit and purport to be for the kids when you have 3% of the african-american students proficient? how can we say that and not once have i heard what are you going do about that? we're going to do something about that and that is with a our strategic plan is about and you are with us or not and we welcome and join arms with the naacp, who ha
of sunday meter enforcement. >> mr. yee is going to come up and give you an update. you had asked when we approved the budget that we return to you prior to the end of the calendar year and report to you on our progress and preparations towards the implementation of what you approved. so, we just have a kind of brief update for you and then we're here to answer any questions that you have. >> thank you. mr. yee? good afternoon, mr. yee. >> good afternoon, mr. chairman, members of the board, mr. reiskin. vaughan yee with sustainable streets. as you recall, you approved the enforce. of sunday parking meters as part of the last two-year budget cycle with the target date of implementation by january 6 of 2013. * so, i'm here to give you a brief update on where we are status wise on that process. basically we've taken two tracks to accomplish that goal, target date. the first is that we are focusing on the communications to try to achieve some widespread awareness of this significant policy change, and to raise awareness of the new metering hours before this target date, we are doing -- we are
soon and without disruption to the sfmta's bicycle program. >> mr. yee, before you go on, i have been advised by the city attorney, this is something that we can't discuss today because it's not agendized. so we could at the next meeting in february, is that right? thank you go ahead, mr. yee? >> instructor: would like to introduce a couple of new senior staff, which you have personally be able to greet a few minutes earlier. i'm pleased to introduce alicia baptiste to the sfmta's new chief of staff. in this position, she will work closely with ed in the management of the agency's day-to-day affairs and assume key responsibilities for ensuring interagency coordination, ensuring that we are working together effectively, as well as with our external partners. in addition to these tasks she will oversee stragic plan implementation, as well as other strategic initiatives. she began her career with the city by working for the sfmta in mr. mike burn's administration and now she returns, coming full circle, back to us after many years with the san francisco planning department where she se
>> supervisor kim: aye >> supervisor mar: aye >> supervisor wiener: aye >> supervisor yee: aye >> supervisor avalos: aye >> president: motion approved. tentative map is approved. let's go back to item 20. >> can we do this same house same call. , ordinance passed first reading . item 21. >> supervisor wiener. >> supervisor wiener: this is an exciting item to landmark twin peaks tavern, on castor street. an exciting day for the castro and lgbt community. the bar has recently celebrated its fortieth anniversary. twin peaks was the first gay bar to be open and visible from the street in terms of windows where you could see inside the bar. that was a huge step. and a coming up for our community for so many years gay bars have been hidden away so you cannot see inside. it was very secretive. as our community cannot, twin peaks helped lead the way by having a bar. you could see who was inside. it welcomes all ages. we have a continuing challenge in the lgbt community of celebrating youth to the point that sometimes older lgbt people don't feel welcome in the community. in twin peaks you see yo
circumstances. the rest i submit. >> supervisor yee. >> supervisor yee: thank you. i would like to thank the rest of the members of the board of supervisors to allow me to be part of your efforts to improve the lives of the people in our city. colleagues, i am introducing a hearing on an issue, their personal to me and i care deeply about. i heard from many residents in district 7 that are also deeply concerned about, pedestrian safety. i would like to have mta, the planning department and the department of public health to report on the number of collisions and fatal collisions as well as the most dangerous intersections and district 7. i am a well aware that that is anecdotal. i will like to see the facts. i would like the transportation authority to present a priority of pedestrian safety district 7 and available funding. i look forward to constructive dialogue over the coming months and i will be working closely with committee members and city staff to continue to monitor this really important issue. i also would like to -- submit a resolution authorizing the department of publi
. >> president yee? >> aye. >> the next item is k5 and commissioner wynns. >> i want to have it explained more, the private product that we were licensing, using through a license, was bought by a county office of education? >> originally they started out as the county office product, san joaquin county invented it and sold it to this company that could not handle the demands across the state and so they gave back to san joaquin county because it was not cost-effective. >> so when we started to license it, it was under the san joaquin license? >> i would have to go back and check the records. they put in for a three-year contract and it came back from contracts saying that we don't have three-year contracts with vendors in our districts. at that time consultants were attached to it, because we were training our teachers and staffs with consultants. this year when they put it through, they didn't realize it needed a k reso and it was the transition, because it's just software this year. we have a new budget person and also a new program administrator. so they were learning the processes, bu
, and congratulations, president yee on your election. congratulations to everyone, but i think we covered the rest of you the last time we were here. i would like you to turn for a moment to page 71, the personnel, specifically the matter of separations. so soon? [laughter ] you wish. standing here next to me is katharine olsen, the 10th on the list under "separations." katharine is a new teacher at spring valley and as the letter that she will hand over to deliver to you will attest miss olsen suffered the frustration and all that that beginning teachers often do and didn't know where to tush turn and it was suggested that she just get out and she resigned. and she rescinded it. you know and we know you have threedaes to withdraw that kind of decision and she acted immediately the next day. so she expects that decision to be rescinded. she essentially put this in for the 16th of november and when she rescinded she continued to work through to the 30th and she was told she would not be brought back after the 30th and her resignation would be counted as working from that time. we're here tonight
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